Jason Kirkness


Jason Kirkness

Vice President, Medical and Clinical Affairs

PhD (Medicine), The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia

Jason has 20 years training and experience in Pulmonary Physiology and Sleep Medicine. He was previously Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, USA, where his areas of investigation were novel technology, biological instrumentation, diagnostics, and therapies for chronic diseases. He has received research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), and the American Heart Foundation, Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) among others. He is an active, long-standing and contributing member of the American Thoracic Society (ATS), member of the ATS Drug Device Discovery and Development Committee as well as the American College of Chest Physicians, American Association of Respiratory Care, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He has authored more than 70 peer reviewed publications, book chapters and editorials as well as patents in respiratory medicine.

One of the most critical health challenges over the next decade will be to access, manage, and utilize big data in order to discover sustainable improvements in quality of life. This effort requires tremendous coordination, teamwork, innovation, and creativity. The focus of Jason’s career has been on novel technology, biological instrumentation, practice change and implementation of diagnostic and therapeutics for chronic diseases in children and adults.  Joining 4DMedical in June 2020, Jason’s training, experience, and passion has positioned him to contribute to this important goal.

TSANZ Research Fellowship in Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
NHMRC of Australia CJ Martin Fellowship in Medicine Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
NHMRC of Australia CJ Martin Fellowship in Physiology/Medicine, University of Western Australia, Perth
American Thoracic Society Fellowship (ATSF)